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High-Kick Girl! (2009)
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High-Kick Girl! (2009)
Original name: ハイキック・ガール!
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Martial arts purists -- not to mention fans of miniskirt-clad, high-kicking karate girls -- will welcome the tightly choreographed fight scenes and slow-motion scuffles in this film about a teenage karate phenom eager to take down her older peers. High schooler Kei Tsuchiya joins The Destroyers when she decides that her longtime karate master is holding her back. She realizes her mistake but it's too late.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, karate, rivalry, female martial artist, gang, master warrior, crimes, battles, ambition, danger, escapades, teenage girl, black belt, teacher, revenge, friendship, showdown, redemption, coming of age, training, schoolgirl, youth, heroes, graphic violence, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, crimes, danger and graphic violence mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like High-Kick Girl!: Karate Girl (2011), High Kick Angels (2014), Underground (2007), Bangkok Assassins (2011), Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Karate Girl (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Okinawa, Ayaka Kurenai was born in the world’s greatest legendary Karate family. When she was a child, her family was attacked by a mysterious gang that seeks legendary black belt. Her father Soujiro Kurenai was killed and her younger sister ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, suspense, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: female martial artist, kidnapping, karate, sibling relationship, bandit, fight, criminal, violence, female protagonist, female fighter, terrorist, deception ...
Place: japan, okinawa, okinawa japan
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High Kick Angels (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this high-octane slugfest, a group of badass female students are forced to battle a gang of criminals. Even with their short skirts and leather boots, the HIGH KICK ANGELS prove to be martial arts masters.
Style: sexy, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative, exciting
Plot: female martial artist, martial arts, teenage girl, japanese girl, teacher, schoolgirl, villain, karate, sexuality, japanese teenager, pretty legs, baby ...
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Underground (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds barred competition that will push each fighter to their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, heroic mission, rivalry, crimes, danger, heroes, master warrior, escapades, fighting crime, underdog, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bangkok Assassins (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Five kids fled from a mafia who abused them as beggars. They ended up meeting the great kung fu master who adopted them and taught them how to fight. Now, the kids are grownups and become the magnificent five kung fu fighters who have only one ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, shaolin kung fu, martial arts, vengeance, youth, crimes, rivalry, kung fu master, graphic violence, heroes, master warrior, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan. Armed with a hi-tech steel yo-yo, and a new name (Asamiya Saki), she must infiltrate an elite high school to find the ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, danger, investigation, race against time, heroes, master warrior, undercover, dishonesty, deadly, terrorism, self mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.5
 176
Fist 2 Fist (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Still haunted by his failure to prevent the murder of a young couple years earlier, a mixed martial arts teacher must confront the skeleton in his closet when the boy who was orphaned by the killing shows up at his door.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, fight, redemption, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, ambition, crimes, rivalry, tough guy, martial arts, martial arts training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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32%
 3.9
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Kung Fu Kid (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young martial arts student gets caught up in a series of Kung Fu adventures with a woman who manages a Chinese restaurant.
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: shaolin monk, martial arts, restaurant, escapades, prodigy, rivalry, school, family, danger, child martial arts, friendship, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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31%
Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Max, having forsaken his life as a former world kick-boxing champion to redefine himself as a world class photographer, is on his way to photograph top tennis star and athlete Suzy Blaine. While on assignment, Max uncovers a crime ring and relies on ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, resort, gangsters, gang, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, kickboxing, criminal, heroes, showdown, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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TEKKEN: Kazuya's Revenge (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Kazuya Mishima, wakes up alone in an unfamiliar hotel room without any recollection of who he is or how he got there. He is tormented by flashes of his past and by the face of an ominous stranger. The next thing he knows, Kazuya is ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, memory loss, danger, tough heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, hitman, deadly, graphic violence, amnesia, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Maximum Cage Fighting (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy Garren, a former Tae Kwon Do world champion, is now retired and a widowed father to ten-year-old Katie. So when he's challenged by a famous cage fighter-and former rival Nick "the Nasty" Harper-to a fight, he refuses...until ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, one man army, adventure, ambition, save the day, rivalry, tough heroes, escapades, crimes, danger, daring rescue, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Blades of Blood (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the 16th century in Chosun dynasty, HWANG Jung-hak and LEE Mong-hak create the “Grand Alliance” with the united dream of a better world. While the new leader LEE dreams of eradicating this world of all its corruption and becoming king ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, political unrest, rivalry, danger, escapades, dishonesty, vengeance, adventure, assassination attempt, politics, sword fight, graphic violence ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a band of assassins invade the home of their target Hei Tai they find only his lovely, innocent, bride-to-be, Nami and force upon her a cruel dilemma: either she kills her fiancee’s sister or they kill her fiancee. Trapped, and unable to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: women's prison, revenge, life turned upside down, fugitives, life is a bitch, chases and races, criminal heroes, confined, deadly, crimes, prison life, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Forced to Fight (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once a legend in the brutal world of illicit underground fighting, Shane Slavin (Daniels) decides to turn his life around, promising his wife and young son he's fought his last battle. But when his younger brother betrays a ruthless crime boss ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, contests and competitions, master warrior, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, heroes, ambition, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. Remake of The Boxer From Shantung.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Mortal Enemies (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Orphans Sunny and Verdy are like brothers, but are separated when Verdy is adopted by a wealthy couple. Their paths cross again when Verdy (now a successful businessman) and his fiancée are kidnapped by a crew of pirates while on vacation. With the ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, gang, crimes, rivalry, danger, reunion, orphan, friendship, destiny, escapades, revenge, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, revenge, martial arts, track down, escapades, rivalry, crimes, race against time, tough heroes, duel, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
BKO: Bangkok Knockout (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of martial arts students are enjoying a reunion party when a bomb goes off in the building. When they wake up, some of their friends have been kidnapped and they soon find a group of assassins coming after them. The only way to survive is to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, master warrior, heroic mission, danger, crimes, escapades, rivalry, daring rescue, heroes, trapped in a building, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
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Black Belt (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in 1932, amid the rise of militarism after the establishment of the Manchukuo colony in Northeast China, the story centers on a trio of karateka. Studying under their aging master in a small dojo in the woods of central Kyushu, Choei, Taikan and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: karate, martial arts tournament, martial arts, heroes, soldier, rivalry, battles, vengeance, self defense, tough heroes, instructor, military ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Sword Identity (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty one man will request a competition when his weapon is rejected. After a series of fights he is determined to prove his sword is invincible.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
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Die Fighting (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a team of Shaolin-trained kung fu actors is about to get their break in Hollywood, a mysterious and sadistic Director forces them to run a gauntlet through Los Angeles. The Director films their every move as they prove their prowess by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, battles, crimes, hollywood, shaolin monk, shaolin kung fu, danger, entrapment, chase, master warrior, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fists of Legend (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 154 min.
Story: On a television show billed as “the greatest fight show on Earth,” eager amateurs with lots to prove boldly step into the ring and expect to leave bloody but victorious. The ratings hungry producers seek out “legendary” but largely forgotten ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, martial arts, tv show, ambition, ratings, cage fighting, media, danger, graphic violence, mixed martial arts, friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, hitman, vengeance, stoners, tough heroes, danger, law enforcement, crime, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Champ vs. Champ (1980)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gang leader targets the daughter of an enemy who's been promised to a local fighter. After losing his leg to a poison arrow, the fighter learns to fight again using a metal leg.
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, lair, track down, uninhibited rivalry, train, vengeance, wrongfully committed, vigilantism, chases and races, rivalry ...
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Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four segments by four different Directors. Kiriko (Takanori Tsujimoto), The Children’s Samurai (Kenta Fukasaku), The Firing Range (Makoto Tahara), and Assault Girl 2 (Mamoru Oshii). Kiriko: the spirit of a murdered assassin takes revenge on the ...
Style: exciting, anthology, twists and turns, captivating, tense ...
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, serial killer, rivalry, daring rescue, deadly, crimes, youth, murder, betrayal, postmodernism ...
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26%
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Merantau (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the community's young men that will see him ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
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The Sanctuary (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1897, the “Poisoned Knife” clan broke into the royal palace of Thailand to steal the Royal Antiques which the King intended to give to America as a reward for its help in negotiations that avoided Thai territorial cuts. The clan succeeded in ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Return of the Sister Street Fighter (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: She returns for more street fighting.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, karate, heroes, master warrior, crimes, rescue, danger, rivalry, yakuza, street fighter, violence
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 30K
Ong Bak 2 (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Moments from death a young man is rescued by a renowned warrior. Realizing unsurpassed physical potential in the young boy he trains him into the most dangerous man alive. As he becomes a young man he goes on a lone mission of vengeance against the ...
Style: serious, stylized, weird, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan (William Atherton), the local kingpin of the criminal underworld. Morgan offers ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%